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IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY.

THESE ARE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE AS WELL AS ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED HEREIN.

These conditions of use, along with other policies and guidelines stated throughout this website, identify what visitors and users can expect and agree to in the course of their use of this website. By accessing any areas of this website, users are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions of use and other policies and guidelines as stated throughout this website. All such rules and policies, including but not limited to the privacy policy, are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.

IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THIS WEBSITE OR MAKE USE OF ANY OF ITS PUBLICATIONS OR SERVICES IN ANY WAY OR FORM.

SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. assumes no responsibilities, liabilities or any guarantees in any way or form for computer hardware or software used by visitors and users of this website or any malfunctions or other errors, failures or delays in the rendering of its services. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C., in its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or suspend operation of this website at any time, for any reason and without prior notice. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. shall not be held liable for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of any of its services at any time or for any reasons. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C., in its sole discretion, may exclude or restrict anyone from access to any or all of its services or contents of its website at any time, for any reason and without prior notice.

SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. is a publisher of materials concerning issues of travel, lifestyle, health and safety. As such, SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. is not a provider of materials for information on policies. laws or guidelines for medical, healthcare or public safety issues. The material and information provided on this website is not intended as a substitute for medical-, healthcare- or legal advice, nor is it to be considered as an offer or solicitation for an offer to sell, buy, endorse, recommend or sponsor any policies, laws, guidelines or any products, services, brands or businesses. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. does not assess, verify or guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, suitability, completeness, functionality or safety of any content, information, materials, services or products provided on this website. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. is not to be held legally liable or responsible in any way or form for the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of information provided by any of its employees, partners, associates, sponsors, advertisers or any other sources of content, information, materials, services or products on its website. Visitors and users bear sole responsibility at all times for their use and verification of accuracy of information and materials published on this website. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. strongly urges all visitors and users of its website to consult with official and professional sources, such as government agencies, licensed medical and health care professionals, legal counsel etc. before making any decisions in connection with information and materials published on this website.

Content and Proprietary Rights
By entering this website, visitors and users acknowledge that all or part of the content, information and materials published on this website may be protected by copyrights, trade marks, trade secrets and other proprietary rights and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms of use for publication, media and other technologies whether they are in existence now or are to be developed in the future. All content, information and materials are copyrighted as a collective work under United States Copyright Laws. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. owns these rights in its selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, information and materials. Visitors and users may not copy, modify, move, delete, augment, add to, transmit, sell or solicit for sale, tamper with or exploit any such content, information and materials either in whole or in part. Even if no explicit or specific warnings or restrictions are displayed, visitors must assume that all content, information and materials are protected and that applicable legal protection will be enforced. Visitors and users may make copies of select parts of content, information and materials upon written consent by SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C., provided that such copies are made for personal use only and that such content, information and materials remain unaltered and are maintained, including but not limited to all copyright notices, trademark legends and all other proprietary rights notices. Except as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws (e.g. 17 U.S.C. Section 107), visitors and users are not permitted to reproduce or distribute in any way such content, information and materials protected by copyright or any other proprietary rights without obtaining prior written consent by SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. or any other owner or proprietary party of copyrights or any other proprietary rights. In addition to the foregoing, any use of computer software applications including any content, information and materials provided in connection with such software shall be governed by the applicable software license agreements.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
VISITORS AND USERS OF THIS WEBSITE MAY ACCESS AND USE THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND SERVICES AT THEIR OWN RISK. ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OF WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED: (I) AS TO THE OPERATION OF ITS WEBSITE “BACKROADS TO HEALTHY LIVING,” ITS CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND SERVICES OR ANY OTHER CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT MAY IN ANY WAY OR FORM BE CONNECTED OR DEEMED TO BE CONNECTED WITH ITS WEBSITE OR ANY PART OF IT. (II) THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE OPERATED OR MAINTAINED ERROR-FREE AND WITHOUT INTERRUPTION CAUSING DELAYS OR INCONVENIENCES TO ITS VISITORS AND USERS. (III) AS TO THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, FUNCTIONALITY, SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS, DEPENDABILITY, SAFETY OR CURRENCY OF ANY OF ITS CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. OR BY ITS ENDORSEES, ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS OR ANY OTHER ASSOCIATES. (IV) THAT ITS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS OR ANY OF ITS E-MAIL NEWLETTERS, E-MAIL CORRESPONDENCE OR ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION SENT FROM OR ON BEHALF OF SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. ARE FREE OF “VIRUSES” OR ANY OTHER DISRUPTIVE, HARMFUL OR CRIMINALLY OFFENSIVE COMPONENTS. SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO ITS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER RELATED CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR SERVICES. THE OPERATION OF ITS WEBSITE MAY BE INTEREFERED, DISRUPTED OR COMPROMISED BY ANY NUMBER OF OUTSIDE FACTORS THAT ARE BEYOND THE CONTROL OF SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C.. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. BE HELD LEGALLY LIABLE OR IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ITS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS OBTAINED BY VISITORS AND USERS THAT MAY RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERFERENCES, DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS, DELITIONS, ERRORS, DEFECTS, ACTS OF GOD (FORCE MAJEURE), THEFT, SABOTAGE, VANADLISM, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR CRIMINAL ACTS. VISITORS AND USERS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PROVISIONS LISTED IN THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PUBLISHED ON AND PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE. SOME DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY BE VOID IN STATES WHERE THEY ARE LEGALLY INAPPLICABLE.

Dispute Resolutions
Except with respect to violations of SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. intellectual property or proprietary rights, and with the exception of suits brought by SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. against third parties, visitors and users acknowledge and agree that any dispute involving SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. shall be settled by arbitration in the State of Washington in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. Judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Visitors and users agree that SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. may seek interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction necessary to protect the rights or property of SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. pending the completion of arbitration.

Laws
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance to the laws of the State of Washington. Any legal action or proceedings related to this Agreement shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Washington.

Acknowledgement
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE AS WELL AS ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING ALL DOCUMENTS REFERENCED HEREIN, REPRESENT THE ENTIRE UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN VISITORS AND USERS OF THE SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. WEBSITE AND SUPERSEDES ANY OTHER PRIOR STATEMENTS OR REPRESENTATIONS MADE HERETO. BY VISITING OR USING THIS WEBSITE IN ANY WAY OR FORM, AT ANY TIME, OR BY MAKING ANY PURCHASES FROM THIS WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE, ALL VISITORS AND USERS AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

Termination of Usage
SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. may suspend or terminate access to any or all parts of its website, including any account thereon, without prior notice and for any reason. The terms and conditions of use of this Agreement will apply in full to any discontinued uses.

Modification
SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. reserves the right to make changes to its policies and all its terms and conditions of use at any time without prior notice.

Privacy Policy
SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. takes issues of safeguarding the privacy of visitors and users of its website extremely seriously. Its website uses membership sign-up and access forms as well as order forms for its services and products. For these purposes, SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. requests certain information from its visitors and users that may contain personal data, such as contact information (name, telephone number(s), e-mail address(es), shipping and billing address(es)) and account information (credit card information etc.). All such information is used by SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. exclusively for the purpose of doing business with visitors and users of its website. At no time and not for any purpose, unless required by law, SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. will share information about visitors and users of its website without their written consent with any third party. All contact and account information will be used for the purpose of access to its website and billing purposes only. As a matter of policy, SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. DOES NOT SELL OR SOLICIT FOR SALE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ANY VISITORS AND USERS OF ITS WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTACT INFORMATION, SUCH AS NAMES, ADDRESSES, TELEPHONE NUMBERS OR E-MAIL ADDRESSES.

Opting-Out Choice
Visitors and users of the SOLSTICE PUBLICATIONS L.L.C. website are free to request removal of any specific or all personal contact and account information at any time and for any reason from our database.

Cookies
Cookies are data temporarily stored on a visitor’s or user’s computer after visiting a particular website. The usage of cookies is common on the Internet. It is in no way linked to any personal data and personally identifiable information. The main purpose for placing cookies is to help visitors and users to save time at their next visit (e.g. not requiring to log on each time by using a password). Web browsers can be set to reject cookies altogether. Visitors and Users who reject cookies may still use this website without diminishing access or services in any way. Once placed, cookies can easily be deleted from the computer hard drive. Visitors and users who have questions or encounter technical difficulties should contact their system administrator or Internet access provider for instructions.